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Recruiting Transparency Can Be Scary, But It Might Be Just What You Need

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7 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
We make sure to be ultra transparent about everything — except the real challenges that we’re currently facing. See why transparency is in quotes up there now? Recruiters, although not intentionally trained to sell, end up being quite the pitchmen when it comes down to it. They become ...

Instructional Design Models and Theories: Subsumption Theory

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The Subsumption Learning Theory was developed in 1963 by the American psychologist David Ausubel. The theory focuses on how individuals acquire and learn large chunks of information through visual means or text materials. As opposed to many other instructional theories, which are psychology-based models applied to instructional design,

Listen Up Leaders: We Are All Millennials

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5 mentions13 hours ago 13 hours ago
I'm a talent strategist, practitioner, speaker and author who operates as CEO of TalentCulture Consulting Group. I'm also a social media community catalyst who founded TalentCulture World of Work, as well as #TChat forums on Twitter and BlogTalkRadio. I’m passionate about helping leaders recruit and retain stellar talent.

Optimize The Onboarding Process With HR Technology

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11 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Trending perceptions of how tech will impact HR have a spooky and a bountiful side, a bit like fall’s two major holidays (Halloween and Thanksgiving.) On the spooky side is what I call the Body Snatcher Fear, that HR tech is poised to replace humans completely, turning people ...

Why Great Teams Matter, or How Workplace Culture Carries the Day

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9 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The San Francisco Giants are going to baseball’s World Series for the third time in five years. And a big reason why is the team’s workplace culture — a culture that organizations beyond baseball can learn from. The Giants are a “teamy” team, one with heaps of solidarity,

The Power of Being Your Best - Lolly Daskal

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8 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by lollydaskal in Blog, Integrity, Lead From Within, Leadership, Leadership Development, Life Balance, Life Skills, Mission, Passion, Personal Development, Purpose, Purpose, Relationships, Self Help, Trust, Values, Vision, Workplace The most important aspect you can bring to your leadership is to strive to be ...

3 Things To Know About Hiring And Recruiting

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
“Candidate experience” is a term that we’re seeing a lot of in the recruitment, hiring, and HR spaces right now, and we’re hearing it for a reason. There is a lot of competition for the top talent out there in every field, and one big way that employers ...

7 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content for Mobile Learning

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
In this article, I'll share 7 top tips that will help you to successfully repurpose you eLearning course’s content for your mobile learning course, so that you can develop a mobile learning strategy that requires minimal resources and offers maximum benefit to your learners. The world of eLearning ...

Want To Learn, Remember And Create Better? Science Says Dick Around A Bit More

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
A New York Times science writer explains why daydreaming, napping, and web surfing are the best ways to learn. From an early age, students are taught a series of study skills to enhance learning. Teachers extol the virtues of highlighters and flash cards, memorization and dogged concentration. They ...

Gamification: It’s not all fun and games!

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Presentation Description: Gamification can be defined as taking a closer look at the engaging and motivating aspects of video games and then applying these elements to a learning environment. Gamification incorporates positive reinforcement, collaboration, and recognition of achievements; it is not about bringing video games into a classroom! In this session, we’ll focus on seven key elements of Gamified classroom. We’ll also explore Gamification classroom models from two different language teachers. Additional Information: Avi Spector is a pedagogical consultant with the Riverside School Board and the RECIT FGA Regional Service.

The Power of Gamification in HR

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein So it’s all about the game. We have been gaming since childhood, with scrabble, cop-thief, monopoly etc, and that’s how we have learnt the basic concepts ...

How to Motivate Your Team Towards B Corp Certification

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
This is the eleventh in a weekly series of excerpts from the new book The B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 13, 2014). Click here to read the rest of the series. Welcome to week two of the six-week,

4 Tips To Use Color in eLearning

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5 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein So it’s all about the game. We have been gaming since childhood, with scrabble, cop-thief, monopoly etc, and that’s how we have learnt the basic concepts ...

Writing better e-Learning

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6 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein So it’s all about the game. We have been gaming since childhood, with scrabble, cop-thief, monopoly etc, and that’s how we have learnt the basic concepts ...

I Came, I Saw, I Learned...: Adobe Captivate 8: Custom Theme Colors

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein So it’s all about the game. We have been gaming since childhood, with scrabble, cop-thief, monopoly etc, and that’s how we have learnt the basic concepts ...

How to Challenge the Bored Employee

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
In our workplaces we focus much of our attention on the problem employees. Those individuals who create drama or have performance issues. We spend much of our time dealing with the bottom 10% of employees. We are often thankful for the good employees who do not need ...

7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention

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6 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
This article features a number of tips and techniques that eLearning professionals can use to enhance knowledge retention for their eLearning audiences. After all, without knowledge retention, the overall eLearning experience won't offer any real value to the learners. Even most informative, engaging, and beautifully designed eLearning courses ...

Gamification: Why It’s Good

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
It may sound like something a kid may have termed, and in part it is something that appeals to the kid in all of us. The increasing popularity of using game mechanics to enhance various concepts, companies, services and goods has grown substantially over the past decade. With ...

Usability Testing Is Undermining UX Design

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein So it’s all about the game. We have been gaming since childhood, with scrabble, cop-thief, monopoly etc, and that’s how we have learnt the basic concepts of life. And now based on the similar notion, the new management fad co-relates GAMIFICATION and HR. Yes, you read it right! Gamification is the usage of game-thinking and game mechanics in non-game scenarios such as business environment and processes, specifically in ...

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
I had the pleasure of interviewing eLearning guru Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community at Articulate and the author of the Rapid eLearning Blog, the most popular blog in the eLearning industry with over 100k subscribers. In this interview Tom shares his advice on how to improve as an ...

Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
In this article, I'll share 7 top tips that will help you to successfully repurpose you eLearning course’s content for your mobile learning course, so that you can develop a mobile learning strategy that requires minimal resources and offers maximum benefit to your learners. The world of eLearning ...

Key Questions to Design and Implement a Mobile Learning Strategy

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5 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Login to see membership pricing and/or to see items you may have added using another computer or device Join ATD and gain immediate access to the talent development research, news, and best practices you need to take your career—and your organization—to the next level. Based on the hot-selling ...

In Defense of Employee Engagement

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Regular readers of HR Examiner have gotten a heavy dose of opinions in recent months, labeling employee engagement as “voodoo” and worse. And let’s be honest, there’s a lot of nonsense out there about engagement. But to take the broad position that engagement is “snake oil” isn’t just ...

Social Learning or Fauxial Learning?

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3 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
SOCIAL LEARNING is how we learn naturally and on a continuous basis – with our friends and colleagues. Social learning doesn’t require the use of social media, although it can be a powerful enabling tool, for instance to help us connect with our trusted network of colleagues (aka PLN) around the world to ask and answer questions, and exchange ideas, thoughts and experiences,. FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social tools in courses – or even in the workplace –and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) ...

Gamification In Learning Through An Avatar-based Serious Game Concept

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4 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
In one of my earlier articles published in eLearning Industry portal on Aug 2014, I had shared a case study on the benefits of Gamification in learning (through a serious game concept). In this article, I am sharing another case study using the same content (on Account Management ...

What Can We Learn From the Global Effort Around Mobile Learning?

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Closing the achievement gap and giving all students access to a world of learning online remains one of the strongest allures of education technology. In the U.S., that conversation is often centered on the newest shiny device, slickest software or free app, but internationally mobile technology is revolutionizing ...

Alan Tuckett: the man who invented the ‘adult learner’

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein So it’s all about the game. We have been gaming since childhood, with scrabble, cop-thief, monopoly etc, and that’s how we have learnt the basic concepts ...

It’s About PEOPLE Strategy

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12 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I don’t think that there is anyone in the human resources profession who doesn’t yearn to be “strategic,” but what does that really mean? Are we strategic because we sit on the executive team? Are we strategic because we are invited to the party in important business planning,

The Proof Of The Pudding Is In Multi-device ‘Physical’ Testing

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Multi-device testing is no mean task. It involves testing the content being presented, the layout and the functionality. On a wide variety of device-OS-browser combinations. On simulators and emulators. And most importantly, on 'physical' devices – in the real environment, on the appropriate hardware.Testing on both the simulator/emulator ...

It’s Sad But True: Don’t Expect to Get a Thank You in HR

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
She doesn’t have a mentor or a direct supervisor. She is leading an unusually big project for a woman her age. I have been hired to help guide her through the next few months. It is a neat assignment. This woman is tough and focused. She is working ...

Developing A Workplace Diversity Initiative

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8 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Merriam-Webster defines diversity as: the condition of having or being composed of differing elements and verity, especially the inclusion of different types of people (as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization. In the last decade, the face and make-up of the workplace have ...

Top 5 Reasons To Have A Customizable eLearning System

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
As the fusion of education and technology accelerates, educators have access to a growing range of eLearning platform systems. With so many systems to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? And what are the “must-have” features? I believe one of the non-negotiable ...

25 Things Skilled Learners Do Differently

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Imagine for a moment that all human beings had the same IQ, but that some of us knew how to tap into it better than others. How would we approach education differently? For starters, we wouldn’t have to concern ourselves nearly as much with boosting students’ academic confidence.

How can gaming contribute to development?

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4 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Our Technology Salon in New York City on Oct 7 focused on the potential of games and gamification in international development work. Joining us as lead discussants were Asi Burak (Games for Change), Nick Martin (TechChange), and Craig Savel and Stan Mierzwa from Population Council. TechChange is a ...

Invest in Tomorrow's Leaders Today - Lolly Daskal

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Leaders at every level understand that the world is changing, and changing rapidly. If we want to remain effective, the most valuable investment we can make is the development of our leaders today to ensure great leadership tomorrow. When we invest in leadership for the future we need ...

How To Quality Check Your Own eLearning

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4 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Before you send your eLearning on for a quality review, how well do you test it yourself? A self-check may seem like an obvious task, but some people pass on their eLearning courses for a quality check when the work is less than stellar. Within a few minutes,

Information Design Is Key to the Future of Soft-Skills E-Learning

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
In one of my earlier articles published in eLearning Industry portal on Aug 2014, I had shared a case study on the benefits of Gamification in learning (through a serious game concept). In this article, I am sharing another case study using the same content (on Account Management ...

The 4 Biggest Myths About Leadership

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Whether it's the cause of business-school orthodoxy, or maybe it's the odd directions of media attention or maybe it's just a quirk of the popular imagination, there are so many myths that people believe about leaders and leadership. The truth is leadership is a privilege--maybe even a calling. It's something that has to be earned and learned over time. Make sure you're not building your own leadership on any of these commonly held myths and read on to uncover the truth: It's easy to assume that all entrepreneurs are leaders,

7 Payments to Passion

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4 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
The trouble with passion is the cost. Telling people to follow their passion is irrelevant in a world where they actually do. Passion makes the previous list relevant. Thanks to Facebook fans for filling in the blank. More on the Leadership Coffee Shop. Lots of people want something ...

Single Source Authoring: Liberating Instructional Designers In The 21st Century

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
When you hear the term "employee training," what image immediately jumps to mind? A group of workers dozing off in a board room? An employee isolated at a computer workstation? Among the greatest misconceptions surrounding learning and development organizations is that learning is stuck in the traditional teacher-led ...

Why Sustainability Is Integral to Risk Management

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Enterprise risk management (ERM) has long been a growing priority of corporate executives and boards — not a surprise since political, economic and social change can occur quickly. But a study issued by the business reporting firm Workiva suggests sustainability-related risks should be part of a company’s core ...

What “The Voice” Teaches Us About Feedback and Coaching Done Right

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8 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
It’s singing competition show that has four famous singer judges who compete against each other by picking teams of singers who compete against each other. But, The Voice doesn’t allow the professional judges/coaches to actually physically see the participants before they’re selected. It’s a “blind” audition. They the ...

How to use Captain Up to build better engagement

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Many of you have asked me about the gamification platform I used on my website here at yukaichou.com. For some, it has been a gruesome but rewarding experience of leveling up and climbing through the ranks. It’s no secret that the platform I use is called Captain Up.

Game On: How Design and Play Impact Learning

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Presentation Description: Everywhere you look, young people are playing games and mostly, they are playing games on their screens. But are they merely consumers of content or are they creators of it? With a nod towards the ideas of gamifying the classroom, this keynote presentation will delve into detail around encouraging young people to design and publish their own content-area video games, while still meeting pedagogical aims of teachers. By tapping into the elements of “play” and teaching the concepts of “design,” educators can engage students of all ages in ...

Take Command: Leadership Lessons from A First Responder

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Not many of us will face hostile enemy fire in foreign lands.We won’t lead a team to intervene in humanitarian situations, nor will we need to manage a crisis with lives literally on the line.Still, the leadership principles from these experiences are adaptable and applicable to all of ...

Leading in a World Gone Social – 3 Tips for Success

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
We are living in a world gone social. Social media has fundamentally changed the way consumers purchase products and services, the marketing and customer service strategies companies employ, and the way leaders engage with their people. If you think social media is just a fad or trend for ...

Why and How To Use Performance Goals in eLearning

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Performance Support Performance goals pertain to measurable skills and talents that can be achieved during eLearning. They can be beneficial in both public and private eLearning settings, given that they allow learners to explore their strengths and improve upon weaknesses by fine tuning behaviors. In this article, I'll ...

eLearning For Soft Skills: What works?

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
How important is it to distinguish between hard and soft skills in the design of learning experiences? Many researchers think that it’s critical. The strategies needed to transfer hard skills, such as technical and procedural knowledge, can be quite different than the knowledge needed to develop soft skills,

How To Use Psychology in eLearning Design and Development Infographic

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
It acknowledges that colors have important roles in effective eLearning design because each one affects the mind. Experts define color psychology as the science of how color has an effect on human behavior. It’s a subset of behavioral psychology. What do we need to know about color? Start ...

5 steps to welcome a new employee

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Congratulations! You made it and hired the best candidate for the job. He passed all interviews and tests to finally sit behind a computer, whose purpose is not to search for a job anymore. He dreamed about his first day and probably had panic attacks the night before: ...
 

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